How To Install kbackup on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install kbackup on Kali Linux. kbackup is Easy to use backup program

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install kbackup on Kali Linux.

What is kbackup

Kbackup is a program that lets you back up any directories or files. It uses an easy to use directory tree to select the things to back up and lets you save your settings in “profile” files. These are simple textfiles containing definitions for directories and files to be included or excluded from the backup process.

There are three ways to install kbackup on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install kbackup Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install kbackup using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install kbackup

Install kbackup Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install kbackup using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install kbackup

Install kbackup Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install kbackup using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install kbackup

How To Uninstall kbackup on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the kbackup package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove kbackup

Uninstall kbackup And Its Dependencies

To uninstall kbackup and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove kbackup

Remove kbackup Configurations and Data

To remove kbackup configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge kbackup

Remove kbackup configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove kbackup configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge kbackup

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install kbackup using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.